Will FTC break their quarter-final curse?

  Womens´s Champions League quarter-final – 1st Leg stregspiller.com –  MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Three years in a row, the quarter-final has spelled the end of FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria’s run in the Women´s EHF Champions League. This Sunday, the Hungarian club will try again to overcome the curse and finally make it to the FINAL4. Their opponents are Rostov-Don, the Russian top club that fin… »

“Winning titles will never get old”

INTERVIEW – Despite all the cups and precious medals, Nycke Groot collected in Györ over the past four years, she’s still hungry for more. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, she realiz… »

“It seems like every player is playing her best handball, right now”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Could it be the year for Metz? Metz Handball have been chasing the Women’s EHF Champions League FINAL4 for the past two seasons. In their previous attempts they were stopped… »

+++ Telegram – Champions League (M) – Round of Last 16 – 2nd Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HBC Nantes Not only was it impressive to witness how the French side managed to turn the tables and eliminate Rhein-Neckar Löwen.  After all the German side were leading by two goals (34:32) following the first leg in Mannheim. The way Nantes came back before halftime after trailing 7:3 was outstanding and they continued to resist one Lion comeback after another in the second ha… »

Flensburg leave Brest no chance

Men´s Champions League- Round of Last 16 stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – SG Flensburg-Handewitt is the only German team competing in the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals this se… »

Flensburg aiming to celebrate 200th Champions League match with quarter-final berth

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – On Sunday, SG Flensburg-Handewitt will receive HC Meshkov Brest for the second leg in the Round of Last 16 – it will be Champions… »

“Every time we take a step forward, we take two steps back”

By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Tomorrow, Rhein-Neckar Löwen will try to keep their last title-hope of the season alive, when they face HBC Nantes, in France, in the return leg of the VELUX EHF Champions League. A quarterfinal awaits, or not? After yesterday’s stunning loss to lowly VfL Gummersbach it appears as if all hope is lost. After the match, I spoke with Lion’s head coach, Nikolaj Jacobsen, ab… »

+++ Telegram Champions League (M) Last 16 – 1st Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HBC Nantes A two-goal defeat (34:32) in Mannheim, in the first leg against Rhein-Neckar Löwen despite missing playmaker Nicolas Clair should be considered a success, from the the pe… »

“Hafra shows the attitude I am looking for – she really works hard”

INTERVIEW – Kim Rasmussen is almost all the way through his three years as coach of Hungary´s women’s national handball team. During this time, his efforts have been restrained by numerous injuries an… »

Going Dutch

This weekend marked the first time that national handball teams met after the EHF EURO 2018.  Among others the Netherlands faced Germany’s women twice – first in Groningen, followed by an encore match in Oldenburg, on Saturday afternoon.  Both squads approached the two games from a somewhat different perspective. Metz head coach, Emanuel Mayonnade, was in charge of the Dutch team for the very firs… »